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Tuesday 26 April 2011

SOCOMEC UPS - Understanding Power Factors In UPS - New Technical Note

Socomec UPS is providing Free of charge a technical note to anybody interested in gaining a better understanding of of power factors in UPS. Written by Socomec’s Technical Communication Specialist Matteo Granzerio, the paper discusses all the key issues relating to input and output power factors for uninterruptible power supply units. Issues discussed include definitions of input and output power factors, reductions of input voltage...Read More


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EATON To Exhibit At Northern Ireland’s Electrical Trade Show

Eaton’s Electrical Sector Stand 13 Northern Ireland’s Electrical Trade Show Ramada Plaza Hotel, Belfast 1st - 2nd June 2011.  At Northern Ireland’s Electrical Trade Show in Belfast this year, Eaton’s Electrical Sector will be focusing on sustainability and products and solutions that highlight environmental benefits. Visitors to the stand will be able to find out more about Eaton’s offering in this area and how the company can...Read More


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Although uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems perform many important power protection functions, their key role is to maintain a secure electrical supply if the mains fails or transgresses acceptable limits. To achieve this, they need an energy source which is safely stored and available for instant use on demand, and easily replenished when the mains power returns. The long-established lead-acid battery remains the...Read More

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MONODRAUGHT Windcatchers Complement The Architecture & Functionality Of...

With the development of its new Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) has created a stunning landmark within the Buckinghamshire county town that will stage a wide programme of events and entertainments that are expected to attract up to 300,000 visitors each year. Created by the internationally renowned theatre architects RHWL and shortlisted for the ‘Public Building Project of the Year’ in the Building Awards 2011...Read More


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The £66m refurbishment and extension project at The Mall Shopping Centre, Blackburn, was finished with Construction Specialties’ (C/S) Pedisystems® entrance matting and Allway® expansion joint covers (EJCs) to provide a durable and safe flooring finish for the thousands of daily visitors. Vinci Construction UK contracted the company’s in-house installation team, Conspec Contracts, to complete the installation having...Read More


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KNAUF Aquapanel Weather-Proofs Award-Winning Development

Specialist exterior boards developed by Knauf Drywall – the UK’s leading manufacturer of lightweight building products and systems – have helped a 12 home development in Hampshire’s New Forest win the coveted Premier Guarantee Award for Medium Development of the Year. MPR Projects chose Knauf Aquapanel Exterior when constructing 12 timber-framed houses at Cedar Gate in Ringwood as it weather-proofs the structure rapidly while...Read More


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DORMA BST Automatic Curved Sliding Door System

DORMA BST automatic curved sliding doors are an ideal solution for rendering your entrances both enticing and individual. The doors can be designed as outwardly or inwardly curved semi-circles and segments, as full circle configurations, as oval and double-segment units, or as tailored constructions using any combination of these basic shapes. The door systems are manufactured as either concave or convex assemblies. DORMA BST...Read More

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SE CONTROLS ‘New Naturally Ventilated Wing To Kew’s Herbarium’

Since the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew’s Herbarium, Library, Art and Archives was first founded in 1852, much has changed in the world of plant classification. Until a few decades ago only the physical appearance of plants guided how taxonomists classified species. Today, genetic analysis enables scientists to reassess ideas of relatedness of plants, and also to deduce the order in which groups of plants diverged from each other as...Read More


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DAIKIN UK Opens Regional Training Centre At West Suffolk College

Daikin UK and West Suffolk College, have joined forces to open an East Anglia training centre to help increase the uptake of renewable energy heating solutions in the region. The centre will provide much-needed training for engineers in renewable heating technologies. With oil prices increasing, the market for renewable energy solutions is growing rapidly in the region, which has a high proportion of properties in off-gas locations. The opening...Read More


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CATNIC - A Safe Option For The Community

Catnic, the leading brand in the building products sector, has recently supplied 250 sheets of its expanded security metal, SecuraMesh, to Hillside Neighbourhood Centre in Huyton, Liverpool. The product, which was a combined specification between Bramall Construction and the end client, was installed on the roof of the centre to help safeguard entry from unwanted intruders. The Hillside Neighbourhood Centre was completed in December...Read More


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TARKETT Is Just The Ticket At The Metro Radio Arena

The Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle is the largest concert and exhibition venue in the North East, and is ranked the 10th busiest music venue in the world by Pollstar magazine. Corporate hospitality is an important function for this highly popular venue, so when one of the corporate lounges needed refurbishing, the owners, SMG, called on Tarkett to provide the new flooring. Around 175m2 of Tarkett’s ID Premier light oak vinyl planks...Read More

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ANCON Recognised For Innovative Thinking

Ancon has been recognised in the 2010 CONSTRUCT Award for innovation and best practice. CONSTRUCT, an association of concrete specialists dedicated to improving the efficiency of building in-situ concrete frames and associated structures, highly commended Ancon for its pioneering Lockable Dowel system. The Lockable Dowel is a new product designed to transfer shear load at temporary movement joints in post-tensioned...Read More


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DOW BUILDING SOLUTIONS Support For Below-Slab Insulation

Installing insulation below the floor slab helps to create an envelope of continuous insulation that minimizes heat loss – but few materials can perform in such a demanding environment. FLOORMATE 300-A - which is manufactured in the UK by Dow Building Solutions - resists moisture and is durable enough to be laid beneath floors, helping to avoid thermal bridges at floor and wall junctions. The material is being used to insulate...Read More


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SPECIALISED SPORTS PRODUCTS - SSP Celebrate 12 Years Of Service...

Recognised as one of Britain’s greatest private members’ clubs The Hurlingham Club retains its quintessentially English traditions and heritage, while providing modern facilities and services for its members. In addition to its other facilities the club has 14 artificial grass tennis courts and recently added an Advantage Red Court synthetic clay surface with a proposed further two courts to be installed later in 2011. Synthetic sports surface...Read More


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HANSON FORMPAVE - New Era For Hanson Formpave With Appointment Of...

Hanson Formpave, a leading UK manufacturer of specialist concrete paving products, has today announced the appointment of its new managing director, Matthew Clay. Following the formation of a new Design Solutions division by Hanson Plc., Matthew is replacing former Hanson Formpave MD, Brian Garrett, in an extended role as managing director of the new division, comprising Hanson Formpave; natural stone supplier...Read More


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LAIDLAW Winner Of Winners Architectural Ironmongery Specification Awards

Laidlaw Solutions Limited once again featured prominently in the 2010/11 Architectural Ironmongery Specification Awards organised by the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers and the RIBA. Held this year at Ironmongers Hall in the Barbican, Laidlaw’s Rose Lodge project in Hebburn, Tyne and Wear was judged overall 'Winner of Winners' as well as 'Best Public Sector Project'. Laidlaw worked alongside award winning healthcare specifiers...Read More


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